Massive fire broke out in the market of Ajman area in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday evening. Several fire fighting engines were seen rushing towards the spot while the authorities are yet to ascertain the cause of the fire. No casualty has been reported so far.

According to official reports, the fire broke out at 6:30 pm in the emirate’s new industrial area in Ajman, which is some 50 km away from Dubai.

Several fire fighting engines were seen rushing to the incident site and reportedly took three hours to douse the flames. The cooling operations are still underway in the market area. 

Khaleej Times reported, “Ajman firefighters have cordoned off the site and used water and foam in extinguishing the blazes which have broken out in many shops therein.”

“Four civil defence centres are involved in fighting the big inferno,” it added. 

It was Beirut yesterday, it’s UAE today; Could these be ‘ordinary’ disasters?